Father, thank you for the loving and generous heart of Hon. Anne Kang. Thank you for the wisdom and education invested in her. We pray that you will strengthen and inspire her for her work. Protect her family from harm and surround them with hope and warmth. May those around her express gratitude to Anne and may her heart be encouraged. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Anne Kang was appointed Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training in November 2020, first elected as the MLA for Burnaby-Deer Lake in 2017. She immigrated to British Columbia as a child, and has lived in Burnaby for over 30 years. Anne was a three-term Burnaby City Councillor before becoming an MLA, and has been a leader in many organizations that build community and support those who are vulnerable. Anne’s commitment to community was recognized when she was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 for her contribution to Canada. Anne has a passion for life-long learning. She completed her post-secondary education at UBC, receiving a Bachelor of Music, a Bachelor of Education – Elementary, a Diploma in Special Education – Learning Disability, and a Master degree in Special Education – Gifted and Creative Learner, and completed two levels of Montessori Certification. Before being elected MLA of Burnaby-Deer Lake, Anne was a music teacher in the Burnaby school system. Anne lives and works in Burnaby and has two young children, who attend school in Burnaby.